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ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Richmond, Virginia, June, 1820.

BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTIVE,

C. W. GOOCH, Adjutant General.

RICHMOND:

PRINTED BY SHEPHERD & POLLARD.

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EXTRACTS

FROM THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

ARTICLE L.

Section 8.

litis.

The Congress shall have power

To provide for calling forth the Militia to exe- To provide cute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, forth the mi and repel invasions :

To provide for organizing, arming, and disci- To provide plining the Militia, and for governing such part of ing the mili. them as may be employed in the service of the tia, &c. United States; reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress.

for organiz

AMENDMENTS.

ARTICLE 2.

A well regulated Militia being necessary to the Right of the security of a free state, the right of the people to people to

keep and bear keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

arms, &e,

ARTICLE 3.

No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quartered No soldier to in any house without the consent of the owner; in any house nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed during peace:

by law.

sent, &c.

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